Introducing a new book by one of NWAC founding members on the textile traditions of the North Atlantic, from the Viking Age to the Early Modern Period. To be published on November 3rd, 2020 with University Press Florida. “An impressive presentation of Viking Age and medieval textile production in the North Atlantic, especially in Iceland…
This video describing the research process behind the Lady in Blue exhibit was aired on Icelandic television in 2015, as part of the program ´Kastljós´.
Lecture by Michele Hayeur Smith Given at Bridgewater State University, on November 1, 2012
A trip to visit Heimilisiðnaðarsafnið / Textile Museum in Blönduós, north Iceland.
By Marled Mader Varar- or Röggvarfeldur My project for this time staying ast the Textile Center, Blönduós, Iceland is making a vararfeldur. The first to reproduce a real vararfeldur were Hildur (hope to meet you sometimes somewhere in real), who is part of this wonderful Northern-Women-Project, Elizabeth from Shetlands and Marta from Norway. They wrote…
Based on The Lady in Blue-Bláklædda Konan, National Museum of Iceland Project The Lady in Blue-Bláklædda Konan: the textiles. National Museum of Iceland.
The word feldur is Icelandic and means a skin from a living or a dead animal.